Study, Fast, Train, Fight: The Roots Of Black August

By Joe Tache, -

Exactly 400 years ago, in August 1619, enslaved Africans touched foot in the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States for the first time. The centuries since have seen [...]

Black Liberation Activist Freed After 40 Years In Prison

By Staff, -

After 40 years in prison, Mike Africa Sr., of the Black liberation group, Move, has been released on parole. Africa is the second member of the group to be released. His wife, Debbie Sims Africa, [...]

Black Land Initiative: Take Back The Land

By Movement for Black Lives, -

By Movement for Black Lives. On Juneteenth 2017 (Monday, June 19th) Black people across the country will be taking back land and reclaiming space, from vacant lots to empty school buildings. We [...]

It’s Time To Stop Calling Black Protesters ‘Unpatriotic’

By Julia Craven, -

By Julia Craven for The Huffington Post - CHARLOTTE, N.C. ― A cell phone video filmed here last week captured two veterans facing off as police in riot gear chased protesters off the interstate, [...]

Coalition Declares Black Self-Determination Back On The Agenda

By Glen Ford, -

By Glen Ford for the Black Agenda Report - After two generations of “Black social disintegration, economic retrogression and political confusion” ushered in through the collaboration of the Black [...]

Ready Or Not, The Black Movement Enters A New Stage

By Glen Ford, -

By Glen Ford for Black Agenda Report - Black America is at a point of political inflection. Over the last two years, an incipient movement that goes under the heading of Black Lives Matter has [...]

From Dred Scott To Alton Sterling: Still Second Class Citizens

By Ebony Slaughter-Johnson, -

By Ebony Slaughter-Johnson for Other Worlds - When I heard about the police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, I thought back to another name etched into American history: Dred [...]

Black Liberation: Ghosts Of The Past, Potential Of The Future

By Angela Y. Davis, -

By Angela Y. Davis for Truth Dig - Thank you so much and good evening everyone. First of all it is a pleasure and an honor to be here at Davidson College to help you celebrate Black History [...]

#BlackLivesMatter Coalition Protest US Conference of Mayors

By Staff, -

By Staff of BYP100 - We are a united, decentralized, collaborative movement of Black organizations and Black people across the country working for the liberation of all Black people. We are the [...]

From Hashtag To Strategy: Growing Pains Of Black Lives Matter

By Bill Fletcher, Jr., -

By Alicia Garza and Jamala Rogers for In These Times - We’ve said, very directly, that to rebuild the Black Liberation Movement, we actually need to build a different kind of united front—both [...]